Page to Screen: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
based on the novel by Anita Loos

I was so excited when I went home for the winter holidays. (…Posting buffers are a beautiful thing, people.) I was under the impression that The Borgias, starring my beloved Jeremy Irons, was available on Netflix Instant, which I could access at my parents’ house. But I was bitterly disappointed; it was, rather, Borgias, a Canal+ production. I’d cleared out an evening to devote to the first few episodes, so I browsed around and stumbled across Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. I love Technicolor musicals and it was, in a roundabout fashion, based on a book! It was a win-win situation for everyone.

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